Vijay Varma Biography: Personal / Professional Life, Education & Career

Vijay Varma Biography

Vijay Varma Early Life and Education: Vijay Varma was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh in the Marwari Family and later they settled in Telangana ( India). He completed his educational qualification from FTII.

Vijay Varma Career and Popularity 

Vijay Varma started his career working as a theatre artist in Hyderabad. To build his career he shifted to Mumbai and got a debut role in the movie Chittagong in 2012. Later, he got the role in the movie Shor and won the Best Short Film Award at the MIAAC festival in New York.

He started working in movies in 2012 and worked for more than 16+  popular movies and 5+ web series as a character actor and supportive actor role.

Some favorite movies from Vijay  became popular were 

  • Pink (2016)
  • Gully Boy(2019)
  • Super 30 (2019)
  • Ghost Stories (2020)
  • Baaghi 3 (2020)
  • Hurdang (2022)

His popular web series were –

  • Friends Reunion Goa(2018)
  • A Suitable Boy (2020)
  • She (2020)
  • Mirza put (2020)
  • Ok Computer (2021)

Vijay Varma Nominations and Awards

Vijay was nominated for the 26th Screen Awards in 2019 and the 65th Filmfare Awards in 2020 for the movie  Gully Boy as a Best Supporting Actor.

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Vijay Varma More Information

When Vijay Varma got selected for FTII, his father was against him. He didn’t want Vijay to study in cinemas or build a career in cinemas. When Vijay was leaving home he called his father because he was outside his hometown for business tours.

The reply Vijay got from his father was very shocking – his father said to go wherever you are going as fast as he can before  I come home, I didn’t want to see his face.

Vijay went to study for two years and the fees of course were arranged by his friends for his study.  

As Vijay was struggling for roles in Mumbai, one of his instructors from FTII gave him the role in an English drama play which Vijay played for almost 1.5 years in different cities. Vijay’s net worth is about $ 4 million. 

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